Coach Derek Brown born in Illinois is the coach and director for the wheelchair basketball pr...
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...his to them is because he wants to see those people who are living under similar circumstances as he was to have a chance of making something with their life, he doesn 't want for them to get forgotten by our society, he truly believes that everyone has the potential to make something special with their life. Although he has a great life now, it was not always easy, Mr. Brown had to deal with dark times throughout his life, he was spending time with the wrong crowd, he had dark thoughts, and was very depressed at times. But, like i previously stated he is a very strong individual who with the help of his family and friends found a path that lead him to a clean and productive life. Now, he lives here in Tucson and enjoys the living style of this small city, where everyone is friendly and supportive of who he is and what he is trying to do at the University of Arizona.
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